Natuurkundig schoolboek by Johannes Buijs 1809 1812
Johannes Buijs, Natuurkundig schoolboek uitgegeven door de Maatschappij tot nut van ’t algemeen. Two parts (1809 en 1812) in one volume. Some stains in the engraved plates. This book is known in Japan as one of the most famous (translated) Rangaku books. Rangaku means “Dutch learning”. Japan kept until 1853 the national policy of isolation. The only modern knowledge developed by Japan came through its contacts with the Dutch enclave Dejima. Only Dutch scientific books and their translations were allowed in Japan. One small extra page with handwritten questions. Price on request.